How they were built: Tampa Bay Lightning

Updated: May 24, 2004, 3:41 PM ET
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Below is a chart of how the 2003-04 Tampa Bay Lightning were built with name, position, transaction and 2003-04 base salary as listed by the NHL Players' Association:

1996 DRAFT FREE AGENT TRADE
  Pavel Kubina, D
$2.5 million
(7th round, 179th overall)
   
1998 DRAFT FREE AGENT TRADE
Jan. 2   Jassen Cullimore, D
$1.65 million
Off waivers from Montreal
 
  Vincent Lecavalier, C
$2.65 million
(1st round, first overall)
Brad Richards, C
$2.4 million
(3rd round, 64th overall)
Dmitry Afanasenkov, LW
$800,800
(3rd round, 72nd overall)
Martin Cibak, C
$500,000
(9th round, 252nd overall)
   
1999 DRAFT FREE AGENT TRADE
Oct. 1     Fredrik Modin, LW
$1.87 million
From Toronto for Cory Cross
Oct. 2   Ben Clymer, RW
$790,000
 
2000 DRAFT FREE AGENT TRADE
March 10     Cory Sarich, D
$1.15 million
From Buffalo with Brian Holzinger, Wayne Primeau and a 2000 3rd-rounnd pick for Chris Gratton and a 2001 2nd-round pick
July 31   Martin St. Louis, RW
$1.5 million
 
2001 DRAFT FREE AGENT TRADE
March 5     Nikolai Khabibulin, G
$4.4 million
From Phoenix with Stan Neckar for Mike Johnson, Paul Mara, Ruslan Zainullin and a 2001 2nd-round pick
June 20     Nolan Pratt, D
$425,000
From Colorado for a 2001 6th-round pick
June 30     Tim Taylor, C
$850,000
From the N.Y. Rangers for Nils Ekman and Kyle Freadrich
July 13   Dave Andreychuk, LW
$1.55 million
 
2002 DRAFT FREE AGENT TRADE
Jan. 7     Dan Boyle, D
$2.3 million
From Florida for a 2003 5th-round pick
March 5     Chris Dingman, LW
$675,000
From Carolina with Shane Willis for Kevin Weekes
March 15     Andre Roy, RW
$825,000
From Ottawa with a 2002 6th-round pick for Juha Ylonen
June 21     Ruslan Fedotenko, LW
$950,000
From Philadelphia with two 2002 2nd-round picks for Tampa Bay's 2002 1st-round pick
June 22     Brad Lukowich, D
$1.1 million
From Dallas for a 2002 2nd-round pick
2003 DRAFT FREE AGENT TRADE
Jan. 13     John Grahame, G
$1 million
From Boston for a 2004 4th-round pick
June 19   Eric Perrin, C
$355,000
 
June 21     Cory Stillman, LW
$2.75 million
From St. Louis for a 2003 2nd-round pick
2004 DRAFT FREE AGENT TRADE
Jan. 27     Darryl Sydor, D
$3.5 million
From Columbus with a 2004 4th-round pick for Alexander Svitov and a 2004 3rd-round pick
March 9     Stan Neckar, D
$629,033
Re-acquired from Nashville for a 2004 6th-round pick

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